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Metal Finishing News & Information



O2 Cleaning

O2 Cleaning for ASTM G93 and CGA 4.1

02 Cleaning, or oxygen cleaning, the removal of contamination from equipment intended for use with liquid or gaseous oxygen. Contaminants in an oxygen-rich system can pose serious risks. O2 cleaning eliminates fire or explosion vulnerability due to flammable contaminants.  Industries use oxygen differently, and for many, it is imperative to conduct proper cleaning to avoid catastrophic failures and injuries.

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electropolishing services

Electropolishing Services

Electropolishing services offer many benefits for stainless steel parts. Depending on the end-use of the product, the advantages of electropolishing can include: Enhancing aesthetics – Deburring – Passivation – Eliminating

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Electroplating Everyday Products and Parts

Electroplating

Electroplating is a process that contributes a surface layer of metal to an object of another material.  It is widely used across a broad range of industries and a variety

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Anodizing Aluminum

Anodizing Aluminum for Medical Devices

Anodizing aluminum for medical components creates a durable and corrosive-resistant coating with aesthetic benefits.  Anodized aluminum is used to produce a wide range of medical instruments, devices, and parts such

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Industrial vacuum pump

Industrial Vacuum Pumps

Industrial vacuum pumps are used by different industries around the world to remove molecules of air and other gases from sealed or confined spaces.  Nearly every industry today requires a

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Electropolishing and Passivation

Electropolishing and Passivation

Electropolishing and passivation are two of the most popular finishing methods for stainless steel. The two processes have some similarities, but there are clear differences between them. Although both employ

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